Business and Regulation

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Zero carbon

Zero carbon describes a process that has no greenhouse gas emissions.

Zero emission vehicle (ZEV)

A ZEV is a vehicle that emits close to zero pollutants. As of 2021, ZEV was defined by California as having 98% cleaner emissions than the curre …

Zero-emissions credit (ZEC)

A ZEC is a tradeable financial instrument that allows the owner of a zero-emissions electric generating plant to receive revenue associated with …

Zero-emissions vehicle (ZEV) credit

A zero-emissions vehicle (ZEV) credit is a tradeable financial instrument that provides zero-emissions vehicle manufacturers with a revenue stre …

Zero-emissions vehicle mandate program

A zero-emissions vehicle mandate program, commonly called a ZEV mandate program, is a government regulation that requires manufacturers of vehic …